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Joey Fung, associate professor of psychology, encourages practicing mindfulness as we experience seasons of pain—cultivating our awareness of God’s presence in our day to day lives.

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Scott Cormode, Hugh De Pree Professor of Leadership Development, writes about innovating towards a hopeful future for the church, while holding to the constants and traditions of the faith.

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Pamela Ebstyne King, Peter L. Benson Associate Professor of Applied Developmental Science, discusses how community and purpose contribute to human development and flourishing.

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Kara Powell and Steve Argue on Parenting

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Fuller Youth Institute’s Kara Powell and Steve Argue discuss the role of empathy in parenting and the ever-shifting challenges facing young adults in today’s culture.

Full Personhood

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Steve Argue on Spiritual Practices that Support Young People

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Steven Argue, assistant professor of youth, family, and culture, reflects on the “iterative changing motion” of spiritual practice and the importance of moment and embodiment in our spiritual lives

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Steve Argue on Church Ministry

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Steve Argue on Emerging Adulthood

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Steve Argue on Doubt

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